BOOK REVIEW: No Sad Songs by Frank Morelli

Format: Paperback, ARC Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK Blurb: Following a family tragedy, 18-year-old Gabe LoScuda suddenly finds himself thrust into the role of caregiver for his ailing grandfather. Between the shopping trips and the doctor visits with Grandpa, Gabe and his friend John try to salvage their senior year, meet girls, and make the varsity […]

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What I read in January

At the beginning of January, I set myself a goal to read 4 books this month. I know, not a lot compared to all y’all hard-core readers out there but I vowed I wouldn’t set myself any unrealistic and unreachable goals this year. So far, I haven’t. I completed my 4 books goal – actually exceeded […]

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BOOK REVIEW: How to Disappear by Sharon Huss Roat

Format: Hardback, giveaway prize Links: Amazon UK | Amazon US | Goodreads Blurb: Vicky Decker has perfected the art of hiding in plain sight, quietly navigating the halls of her high school undetected except by her best (and only) friend, Jenna. But when Jenna moves away, Vicky’s isolation becomes unbearable. So she decides to invent a […]

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My favourite books of 2017

If there’s one thing that never let me down this year, it was books. I’m not a fast reader and I don’t read as many books in a month / year as most other book bloggers I know but 2017 has been such a strong book year for me. Of course there’s been a couple that […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

Format: Hardback – purchased Links: Amazon UK | Goodreads Blurb: Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate. So together, they navigate the short distance and broad divides that separate them from […]

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GUEST POST: Should we give authors 1 star reviews? by M.L Sparrow

Today I have a really interesting a food for thought guest post all about whether reviewers should give authors 1 star reviews for their books. I can imagine this topic will cause some divide and a mix of opinions and that’s great – as long as we all respect each others’ individual opinion! Yu can […]

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13 Reasons Why book & show comparison

If you saw my post last month on Why ’13 Reasons Why’ is f***cking important and you should go and watch it now you may have guessed that I really f**ing liked that show, thought it was hella important and felt the need to write an entire blog post about it. I had heard of […]

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Book Review: Alice and the Fly by James Rice

Format: Paperback, won in a giveaway Links: Amazon UK | Amazon US | Goodreads Blurb: This is a book about phobias and obsessions, isolation and dark corners. It’s about families, friendships, and carefully preserved secrets. But above everything else it’s about love. Finding love – in any of its forms – and nurturing it. Miss Hayes […]

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Book Review: The Neverland Wars by Audrey Greathouse 

Format: Paperback, ARC Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK | Amazon US Blurb: Magic can do a lot – give you flight, show you mermaids, help you taste the stars. And… solve the budget crisis? That’s what the grown-ups will do with it if they ever make it to Neverland to steal its magic and bring […]

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Book Review: Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Format: Paperback, Library Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK Blurb: One boy, one boat, one tiger . . . After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship, a solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild, blue Pacific. The only survivors from the wreck are a sixteen year-old boy named Pi, a hyena, a zebra (with a […]

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Book Review: White Lies by Zoe Markham

Title: White Lies Author: Zoe Markham Format: eBook, NetGalley Rating: 4.5 Stars Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK Blurb: Everybody hurts For Abigail, a new school could be the fresh start she so desperately needs. With her parents in the army and her sister Beth too far away to run to, she knows this year needs […]

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Book Review: Under My Skin by Zoe Markham & Giveaway!

Title: Under My Skin Author: Zoe Markham Format: eBook, ARC for book tour Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK | Amazon US | Twitter | Facebook Blurb: Inside we are all monsters… Chloe was once a normal girl. Until the night of the car crash that nearly claimed her life. Now Chloe’s mother is dead, her father […]

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Book Review: If I Stay by Gayle Foreman

Title: If I Stay Author: Gayle Foreman Publisher: Black Swan Blurb: The last thing Mia remembers is the music. After the accident, she can still hear it. And she can see her damaged body being taken from the wreck of her parents’ car – even though she can’t feel a thing. All she can do […]

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Book Review: Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan

Title: Will Grayson, Will Grayson Author: John Green & David Levithan Publisher: Penguin Blurb: Will Grayson meets Will Grayson. One cold night, in a most unlikely corner of Chicago, two strangers are about to cross paths. From that moment on, their world will collide and Iives intertwine. It’s not that far from Evanston to Naperville, […]

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Book Review: Love Always, Kate by D. Nichole King

Dear Diary, Leukaemia’s been my life since I was eleven. Now, six years later, I want my life back. Only I’m not sure what that is. The test results came back today. 22,000. Which means I’m officially out of remission—again. I have three options: 1. Another round of chemo. 2. A super-new experimental drug. 3. […]

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Book Review: Looking For Alaska by John Green

What it’s about: Alaska Young. Gorgeous, clever, funny, sexy, screwed up – and utterly fascinating. Miles Halter could not be more in love with her. But when tragedy strikes, Miles discovers the value and the pain of living and loving unconditionally. Nothing will ever be the same.

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Book Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

What it’s about: HERE IS A SMALL FACT – YOU ARE GOING TO DIE 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier. Liesel, a nine-year-old girl, is living with a foster family on Himmel Street. Her parents have been taken away to a concentration camp. Liesel steals books. This […]

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